90 Miles From Tyranny : President Orders DOJ Probe of Its Spying on His 2016 Campaign

Sunday, May 20, 2018

President Orders DOJ Probe of Its Spying on His 2016 Campaign

President Donald Trump demanded on Sunday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) determine whether it or the FBI “infiltrated or surveilled” his 2016 presidential campaign for “political purposes.”

“I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes — and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!” Trump tweeted Sunday.

The New York Times reported Thursday that the FBI under former President Barack Obama’s administration had a spy watching the inner workings of Trump’s campaign.

Deep in the story, The Times reported that “at least one government informant met several times with Mr. [Carter] Page and [George] Papadopoulos,” two of Trump’s former campaign advisers.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, downplayed Trump's accusations and The Times report on NBC News' "Meet the Press" on Sunday.

"Well, again, I can’t comment on the identity of any individual or source, but I can say this: This is part of a string of meritless allegations from the very beginning that, 'I was — I was wiretapped in Trump Tower. There’s a vast unmasking conspiracy. The investigation began with the Christopher Steele dossier,'" Schiff said, paraphrasing Trump...
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